Better Way for Athletes to Warm Up

23 June 2002


Most of us remember being cautioned by our PE teachers to 'warm up' properly before exercise to prevent muscle, tendon and joint strains. But according to scientists at Manchester Metropolitan University the best way to prepare is with an electric blanket. They argue that muscles develop more power at higher working temperatures which are better achieved artificially as this carries less risk of fatigue ! That's my kind of exercise !


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